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Mon Apr 6, 2020, 10:44 AM

High Court declines case of 60s black militant H. Rap Brown

Source: Associated Press

26 minutes ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is declining to take the case of a 1960s black militant formerly known as H. Rap Brown who is in prison for killing a Georgia sheriff’s deputy in 2000.

As is usual, the justices didn’t comment Monday in turning away Brown’s case. Brown had argued his constitutional rights were violated at trial.

Brown converted to Islam and now goes by the name Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin. He gained prominence more than 50 years ago as a Black Panthers leader and was at one point the chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.


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Mon Apr 6, 2020, 12:26 PM

1. Sad to see this.

A miscarriage of justice still stands.

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